Skip to comments.Fast and Furious weapons found in Mexico cartel enforcer's home
Posted on 10/08/2011 8:42:23 PM PDT by Deo volente
High-powered assault weapons illegally purchased under the ATF's Fast and Furious program in Phoenix ended up in a home belonging to the purported top Sinaloa cartel enforcer in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, whose organization was terrorizing that city with the worst violence in the Mexican drug wars.
In all, 100 assault weapons acquired under Fast and Furious were transported 350 miles from Phoenix to El Paso, making that West Texas city a central hub for gun traffickers. Forty of the weapons made it across the border and into the arsenal of Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo, a feared cartel leader in Ciudad Juarez, according to federal court records and trace documents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
All by design.
Remember their attempt at the propaganda for this? It fizzled fast.
It’s difficult to keep up the fraudulence and lies day after day.
Even without criminal convictions, this will play well in campaign ads.
F-Troop (BAFT) once again having a shining moment.
Looks like America better wise up and stop putting democrats in charge of the ATF.
Or anything else.
I don’t think those were purchased at Lone Wolf. Even gullible goobers have standards, ya know?
Thanks Deo volente.
Wow! This guy “escaped” jail. Ok! Wow. Wha a story.
They have been shooting at our DPS helicopters for a while now and a couple of weeks ago a LifeFlight chopper took gunfire too.
WTF in media speak is an “anti-aircraft machine gun”
C’mon: Walter Cronkite progeny media couldn’t get a correct report on a wet-dream.
The United States is ARMING drug cartels.
How much more evidence do we need to REMOVE THIS REGIME FROM POWER?? IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!!!!!!!
How many more Americans and Mexicans need to die? Obama is a bloodthirsty bastard and should be in prison for the rest of his life with Eric Holder right there with the treasonous cretin.
If this had happened under Bush, he would have been impeached.
Obama and his gang get away with murder, literally.
Was the ATF cleaned up during the Bush years, only to become become corrupt again in 2009?
Instead, America should demand that the ATF and other unconstitutional agencies be abolished.
Which clearly means the so called 'war on drugs' is a complete joke...The President of the US is aiding Mexican drug cartels in getting illegal drugs into the US to be dispensed to school children, among others by helping them kill whoever it takes to get the drugs into American cities...
It’s good. We are keeping the guns off American streets.
Whatever it takes right? hehe
Not a doubt in my mind that this is treason. These weapons were located because the authorities in Juarez found them, not because our ATF had provided ANY way for these weapons to be tracked before they ended up killing innocent Mexicans and/or Americans. Every time the media reports say that these guns were sold in the hopes of tracking down the drug cartels, they are ignoring the fact that these were not trackable weapons. They are usually only tracked by serial number AFTER they have been found at a murder scene. It was clearly never intended that they be tracked BEFORE they were used to murder innocent victims.
Remember when people were putting the Joker face on Obama? It’s no joke. It’s exactly the truth. What did the Joker do? He got the supposedly-trustworthy people from INSIDE THE GOVERNMENT to deliberately kill innocent civilians to create terror and chaos. That is what our government is doing. If these are military-grade weapons (rocket launchers, anti-missile, etc), then they are militarily arming our enemies and the enemies of Mexico. BAstards. Lawless, treasonous bastards who have the blood of innocent men, women, and children on their hands.
They get a double “benefit”. Not only are they trying to subvert the 2nd amendment in the US, but they are literally driving Mexicans to flee Juarez and other places to save their lives from the barbarous devils who are making Mexico uninhabitable to anybody who values life. Barbarous devils who are armed by our own stinkin’ “top cop”!!
We’ve got lots of Mexicans around here. My kids have good friends who are from Mexico, and almost every one would like to go back to Mexico to live but don’t think they can because the corruption and violence makes the place unliveable. I’ve always thought that if there was a way we could help and empower those people to take back their own country so it could prosper just like America used to prosper, then they could live there happily and we could get rid of the illegal immigration problem. But these a-holes in our government are making sure that the corruption in Mexico will ALWAYS drive illegals to the US, to do the Cloward-Piven thing and enable a communist takeover here.
I am livid. Obama and Holder as well as all the people who aided and abetted them in these treasonous acts of war against the people of US and against Mexico need to be hung disembowelled from a bridge - but only AFTER they have been given due process so it is the full weight of the US justice system, representing we the people, that executes that final act of justice upon them.
Obama and Holder are LITERALLY “The Joker”. America needs to WAKE UP before it is too late.
"Ma Duece" or one of those old soviet 12.7mm guns?
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I don’t think the Bushies were trying to drum up anti gun sentiment by allowing us guns to end up in cartel hands.
And, at this point, I’m pretty much for abolishing the entire federal governemnt.
Every last stinking bit of it.
They. Thought they had the perfect way to burn the 2 mnd ammenment.
The Obama Administration is guilty of the murder of hundreds of Mexicans and at least one American border agent.
The Obama Administration is guilty of arming the cartel enemies of the nation of Mexico, an act of war.
This is a historically illegal action taken covertly by an American administration and very few are reporting what it really means.
HE handed over weapons to cartels all with the blessing of BARRACK HUSSEIN OBAMA. He hates AMERICA. WAKE UP AMERICA!
Bloody, drug-running, government hating, murderous Mexican cartels at war with their own Mexican government and seeking to extend their reach into our own country.
The Obama administration was (is?) arming these people. An act of war. Complicity in murder. Innocent blood on the hands of this nation!
I'll second that.
Yep! I sent my Senator a letter yesterday telling him we have had enough. If you are not up to the challenge then get out of the way. No response as of yet.
I’m amazed this is getting play in the LAT or anywhere else in the “media.” Imagine the literal screaming for administration heads if Bush were President.
I am SO hoping the GOP nominee hammers 0bama with this hard.
This may be unpopular here, even radical but please consider it.
End the War on Drugs.
We have this Gunrunner scandal not because we are arming freedom fighters, or those who are anti-communists. We have a federal government that has decided because of it’s war on the drug cartels, it has decided to take radical, perhaps insane steps that are getting US and Mexican citizens killed daily.
The WOD has led to more 4th Amendment abuses, challenges and exceptions than any other Amendment and now it is possibly threatening to spill over into the 2nd Amendment under the guise of controlling semiauto rifles and perhaps ALL firearms.
The Cartels exist because American drug users finance them. The drug use will never stop. But the unstable profitibility can if it is controlled and regulated. Legalization of the drugs forces the violence to stop and it makes half baked schemes like FF moot.
Obviously there would be consequences but the Constitution is better preserved.
I understand that acquiescing to the allowance of drug usage may be unpalatable, but we CANNOT go on like we are and we simply are not prepared as a nation for open conflict with narco states. The WOD is costing this nation tens of billions of dollars annually and is turning the people against the government for abuses of the Constitution.
Obama borrowed millions from the Chinese to finance this program! Getting assault weapons to Drug Cartels was part of the Stimulus!!!
Our government has become our worst enemy, run by Acorn thugs who wish to rape us for our labor and freedom.
Or anything else.
Fat chance. By the time the election rolls around, Amerikans will start seeing that free stuff signs again and want that free $175 check from the gov'mint in stim-mule-less money and vote for the has been, never was, who the heck is he, from Kenya.
This isn’t only impeachable, it is a bona-fide threat to our national security...
WHERE IS THE GOP??? WHERE IS THE MEDIA???
Oh, that’s right....They are looking forward to today’s antics with “Occupy!”
Best guess, your name went on a list.
Holder, etc must be charged with creating a criminal conspiracy as well as hundreds of counts of accessory to murder.
Obama is golfing. Holder is obstructing. Clinton is lying. Napolitano is rug munching. Geithner is stealing with both hands.
“These Fast and Furious guns were going to Sinaloans, and they are killing everyone down there,” said one knowledgeable U.S. government source, who asked for anonymity because of the ongoing investigations. “But that’s only how many we know came through Texas. Hundreds more had to get through.”
Torres Marrufo, also known as “the Jaguar,” has been identified by U.S. authorities as the enforcer for Sinaloa cartel chieftain Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman. The Fast and Furious weapons were found at one of Torres Marrufo’s homes April 30 when Mexican police inspected the property. It was unoccupied but “showed signs of recent activity,” they said.
The basement had been converted into a gym with a wall covered with built-in mirrors. Behind the mirrors they found a hidden room with the Fast and Furious weapons and dozens more, including an antiaircraft machine gun, a sniper rifle and a grenade launcher.”
And Mexico may have to do what our current government cannot...declare this debacle and act of war against its’ sovereignty. How could we not respond to that?
This arsenal uncovered by police in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in April turned out to include weapons from the ATFs ill-fated Fast and Furious operation. (La Policiaca)
from Gateway Pundit
The us federal government is the enemy of freedom.
I can’t see any use for it whatsoever, I want to abolish it, and I do not want to rebuild it.
I do not need a bunch of idiot people charging me a ****load of money to tell me how they think its best I do things, and on top of that they are all commies.
I know, America is absolutely stuck on stupid.
And the children are most definitely not our future. We have lost at least a couple of generations to brainwashing from the DoE.
Because he has put all his men in the right placesand we let him.
They belong in jail.
Better still - one weapon over the past 18 years wound up in the hands of a conservative ‘lone wolf’ — well, not really but it’s still a Holder wet dream...
Drudge has posted the article.
If I was looking for fast and furious weapons, that’s exactly where I’d look